Severe weather hits Central Texas

Several school districts have canceled class due to severe weather. Giddings, Del Valle, Lockhart and Smithville ISDs have closed today. 

There have also been several water rescues and alerts and warnings have been issued.

Remember the saying: Turn Around, Don't Drown! If there's water over the road, go back and find another route. It is illegal to drive around barricades at a flooded low water crossing.

To read a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service, click here.

These are the current counties under a watch or warning:

Bastrop County

  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27
  • Flash Flood Warning until 10 am 5/27

Burnet County

  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27

Caldwell County

  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27
  • Flash Flood Warning until 10 am 5/27

Fayette County

  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27
  • Flash Flood Warning until 10 am 5/27

Hays County

  • Flash Flood Warning until 9:15 am 5/27. 
  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27

Lee County

  • Flood Warning until 3 pm 5/31
  • Flash Flood Warning until 10 am 5/27
  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27

Travis County

  • Flash Flood Warning until 9:15 am 5/27
  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27

Williamson County

  • Flash Flood Watch until 6 pm 5/27

More than 200 crossings are currently closed. Click here to check the roads.

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